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In the mid 19th century, the free spirited gypsy cigarerra from the Tabaco factory of Seville scandalizes the world and right away becomes a symbol of the modern, independent woman. For more than a century musicians, singers, directors, researchers…
Length
65 mins
Prog. No.
6163
The collection “Classic Archive” presents great performances by legendary artists, remastered using the latest digital technology and enhanced with commentary for today’s audiences. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
7996
Not since Paganini had there been such a magician on the violin. We see never-seen-before vintage filmed performance clips and home movies of Jascha Heifetz and learn that he was the first truly modern violin virtuoso, the man about whom Itzhak…
Length
88 mins
Prog. No.
5853
He has performed in 3,400 performances in over 130 roles, and conducted upwards of 450 performances; is General Director of both the Washington National and Los Angeles Operas. In opera terms you just can’t climb any higher than Plácido Domingo. Now…
Length
74 mins
Prog. No.
5854
Gabriela Montero loves Improvisation. The Venezualian artist masters this uncommon art like no other classic pianist of today. This remarkable talent has become the highlight of her concerts. This recital recording captures Monteros’ ephemeral…
Length
80 mins
Prog. No.
5785
To celebrate the occasion of his 200th birthday on 1 March 2010, this film shows little known facets of Frédéric Chopin: the passionate opera fan, the admirer of the great female singers of his time, the advocate of the aesthetics of bel canto – the…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5805
It was on the spur of the moment that András Schiff and a few of his friends decided to establish the Cappella. The pianist’s quirky humour is reflected in the rather ambiguous name of the ensemble, “Andrea Barca”. Schiff is fond of telling the story…
Length
74 mins
Prog. No.
5726
Should it be true that J.S. Bach actually composed the Goldberg Variations as a sleeping aid for Graf Keyserlingk, then Evgeni Koroliov, born 1949 in Moscow, must have succumbed to a misapprehension. The further he proceeds in the series of…
Length
88 mins
Prog. No.
5723
Christoph Prégardien and Michael Gees are, beyond the shadow of a doubt, among the greatest interpreters of Schubert’s song cycle “Die schöne Müllerin”. The cycle deals with a period in the life of a young miller lad as he wanders along a stream in…
Length
77 mins
Prog. No.
5730
The Europa Concert 2008 took place in the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Moscow. The Berliner Philharmoniker under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle have been heard with works by Stravinsky, Bruch and Beethoven. Soloist is the Russian Violin player Vadim…
Length
79 mins
Prog. No.
5697